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Zócalo, Mexico City  
   

Zócalo, Mexico City

A Conchero dancer doing his thing
Viva Mexico!

February 7th 2006
The first of only four destinations in Mexico was Palenque, to see some more ruins. These ruins, again, were set in the jungle and it was a bit more peaceful than Tikal. It was nice to spend the day there, wandering around and listening to all the jungle noises. Second destination was San Cristobal de las Casas, a really nice colonial town with lots to see and do around the area. I took a tour ... read more
North America » Mexico » Distrito Federal » Mexico City

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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